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‘Shouldering’ The Pain May Just Come Naturally

Treating shoulder pain may be simply a matter of doing what comes naturally. So, says noted orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia MD, a specialist in treating diseases of the upper limbs and a leader in orthobiologics – the harnessing of a patient’s own natural defenses to mitigate joint inflammation, relieve chronic musculoskeletal pain and repair orthopedic …

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Innovations in Implantable Medical Devices

This article previously appeared on ECN Mag.  Implantable medical devices have for years made an impact in areas such as cardiology and prosthetics, but numerous recent technology advances are enabling implantables to address areas not always in the spotlight. These applications include: Customized tracheal stents A non-opioid chronic pain treatment Putting a finger on better …

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With Some Prep and Care, Many Cycling Injuries Preventable

Sprains, strains, and pain may be merely a bike ride away unless a cyclist approaches the activity with the same preparation, care and correct equipment as required for any sport. That’s the cautionary note from hand and upper limb orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia MD, who says cycling-related injuries to the upper extremities – hands, wrists, forearms, …

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